Inaccessible folders

  charliep 10:35 21 Apr 11
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Using Windows 7 pro 64 bit. I have 2 folders both named "Documents and Settings". One on drive C and the other on drive D. When I try to open the one on C I get a message "Access denied". This folder is dated 14/07/2009 which is long before I got this computer.

The one on D is dated 27/04/2010, the date I got this computer but contains a folder which seems to be from my old computer.

Can anyone tell me what thhese folders are? Can I safely delete them? If so How, esp the one on C?

  Thalmus 10:38 21 Apr 11

These are there for legacy applications that don't know about the new user profile locations that got changed with vista ("c\documents and settings" pre vista, "C:\users" post vista . Don't delete them

  charliep 10:47 21 Apr 11

Thanks Thalmus.

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